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Borderline left ventricular hypertrophy

A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
It is abnormal but not that bad. I assume you have hypertension which was out of control for quite some time. If you are taking medication(s) for cont... Read More
If you indeed have left ventricular hypertrohy, it is indeed abnormal and warrants examination by a specialist. I assume you do not have hypertension ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
LVH: Left ventricular hypertrophy is when the muscular walls of the left ventricle are thicker than normal. The left ventricle hypertrophies when it does e... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
LVH: Trace LVH generally on ECG means borderline ecg, trace on echo would generally imply minimal lvh.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
LVH: concentric LVH means that the left ventricular walls are all thickened symmetrically. Sometimes different parts of the wall thicken more than others, ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
If this measurement was taken from an EKG it is rather specific, but an echocardiogram is more accurate. Some pathology like hypertension or aortic va... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alon Seifan
Neurology 14 years experience
Somewhat: Ventricular hypertrophy can be stabilized with medications such as beta blockers and angiotensin receptor blockers or ace inhibitors. Your blood pres... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
LVH: Concentric hypertrophy is a descriptive term for equal hypertrophy throughout the heart. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a disease process. It can have... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathan Almeida
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 24 years experience
Yes: Gradual LVH is mostly from hypertension or heart valve problems. Lvh can occur more rapidly in conditions like hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (commoner),... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Thick walls: It means that the measurement of the wall thickness is increased. If you have had uncontrolled high blood pressure, that may make sense. IF not, it's ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 48 years experience
This used to be: Called "idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis" ihss which was a mouthful reduced to ash, assymetric septl hypertrophy.These may be the cause of s... Read More